For Immediate Release
Garden With Us@ the
Gardener George Neil entertained and informed
40 gardening enthusiasts and novices with an informal
talk on Container Vegetable Gardening and
Edible Landscaping at the Summerville Library on Saturday,
March 28. The talk was given as part of the "Come
Garden With Us @ Your Library" program that was
developed by both Master Gardeners from the Clemson
University Extension Services and library staff.
The next adult
gardening program in the series will be May 16, 2009
from 10 a.m.-Noon, and will feature Tony Bertauski, a member of the
Trident Technical College Horticulture Faculty and
frequent contributor to the Post and Courier. Tony will
speak on water and bog gardens. The talk will focus on
water feature construction at home, specifically bogs,
growth medium and the unique plants that grow in them.
For more information, contact Becky Westfall at
Also, on March
28th, Master Gardeners and local teens began the
groundwork for two children's gardens at the Dorchester
County Library in Summerville. These gardens will be
part of the ongoing "Come Garden With Us @ Your Library"
program that was developed by both Master Gardeners from
the Clemson University Extension Services and the library
staff. Classes for children aged 8 to 12 will be held on
April 21st and 28th to teach about perennial gardening
and to establish these gardens at the library.
Additional classes will be available in May. For more
information, or to find out how you can help, please
call Charlotte Johnston, Children's Services
Coordinator, at 871-5075.